LTC: Carleton Classrooms: Safe Spaces, Challenging Conversations

Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center, Carleton College Learning and Teaching Center

Al Montero, Associate Professor of Political Science, Beth McKinsey, Professor of English and American Studies, Lance McCready, Assistant Professor of Educational Studies; Kristin Ginger ‘08; Heather Jackson ‘06; Cherise Jones ‘08; Erica Martinez ‘08; and Alisa Sanchez ‘06

How can faculty members shape the atmosphere in their classes to challenge students to take intellectual risks, and at the same time make the environment psychologically safe for every student? This panel and conversation continue the campus discussions from 2004-05 about classroom experiences with stereotypes and racially charged language.

Cosponsors: The LTC and DIG (Diversity Initiative Group)

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